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Who is the owner of Response To Resistance?

Chief of Professional Standards


All RTR incidents are reviewed by the Professional Oversight Unit and are subject to further review by the _____, _____, and/or _____ to ensure compliance with JSO policy and training.

Director of Personnel & Professional Standards
the RTR Review Board
Internal Affairs Unit


Officers and supervisors will be required to obtain medical evaluations from the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department (JFRD) or a nurse at the Pretrial Detention Facility (PDF), as soon as possible or practical, for individuals: 4

1. Who show signs of any injury as a result of any use of force being applied
2. Who complain about any injury as a result of force being applied
3. Who become unconscious either during or following the application of any force
4. When the officer or supervisor reasonably believes an individual is in need of a medical evaluation as a result of the application of force.


Is failure to obey verbal commands considered active physical resistance?



There are six classifications of physical control:

1. Restraint Devices
2. Transporters
3. Pain Compliance
4. Conducted Electrical Weapon
5. Takedowns
6. Counter Moves


_____ _____ may involve physical control, intermediate weapons and/or incapacitation techniques.

Non-deadly force


Officers may use deadly force to apprehend a fleeing felon only when: Need all 3 things

1. There is probable cause to believe the person fleeing committed a violent felony which involved the infliction or threatened infliction of great bodily harm or death, or the person fleeing escaped while being held in custody as a suspect or prisoner for a violent felony which involved the infliction or threatened infliction of great bodily harm or death; and
2. The officer reasonably believes the use of deadly force is necessary to prevent escape; and
3. The officer reasonably believes the failure to immediately apprehend the fleeing person will place the officer, another law enforcement officer, or any other person in imminent danger of death or great bodily harm.


If feasible, prior to the use of deadly force, officers shall give _____ _____ of the possible use of deadly force, unless to do so would jeopardize the safety of the officer or any other person.

some warning


Firearms shall NOT be discharged from or at a moving vehicle except under the following conditions: 3

1. As a last resort when all other opportunities have been exhausted, to prevent death or great bodily harm to the officer or another person, or
2. As a last resort to prevent the escape of a fleeing felon who poses an imminent threat of death or great bodily harm to the officer or another person, or
3. When authorized by a watch commander or higher authority.


Firearms may be drawn whenever officers have reason to fear for their safety or who?

the safety of others


If activated, an RTR Report will be completed by the _____ _____ and any witness officer will complete a RTR Witness Report. Any and all applicable RTR reports will be completed using the originating Central Communication Report (CCR) number.

control officer


After activating REACT/Band-it, an officer must do: 5

Summon JFRD
Photograph any injuries
Notify a Bailiff Sergeant
Checkback using RTR
Complete RTR report in Armor (use orig CCR)


officers will not intentionally strike anyone with an intermediate weapon on the head, neck, and clavicle unless the circumstance justifies the use of ____ ____.

deadly force


Anytime an officer uses an intermediate weapon on or against an individual, the officer will: 4

complete and RTR in Armor
use the original CCR
Checkback RTR as primary disposition
Send report to permanent supervisor or designee


Anytime an officer witnesses the use of an intermediate weapon on or against an individual what report should be completed by the witness officer?

RTR Witness Report (use original CCR)


Prior to a member’s decision to deploy the chemical munitions, the following conditions must be met: 2

1. The officer must have legal authority to take the person into custody or the person is already lawfully confined in a Department of Corrections facility; and
2. The officer (e.g., sworn, corrections, bailiff, community service officer [CSO], or civilian security officer) is justified in the use of non-deadly force


Only under extreme conditions should a hand held aerosol chemical munition be used at a distance of less than _____ feet for the MK-3 and ___ feet for the MK-9.

3 feet
6 feet


Chemical munitions WILL NOT be used on individuals under the following conditions: 2

1. In a punitive manner; or
2. On a person secured by handcuffs or other restraint devices, absent Active Physical Resistance.


Anytime a person is exposed to a chemical agent, as soon as practical, the person must be: 3 things

Escorted to an uncontaminated environment
Exposed to fresh air; and
Allowed to flush contaminated body areas with water


All incidents involving exposure to a chemical agent (person or animal) will be documented how?

checking back using code RTR and
Writing an RTR or RTR Witness report and
Writing a General or Docket (put in narrative) and
ensure the original CCR is used


Personnel at the PDF will be advised in every instance when a ______ ______ has been used on an
arrestee/inmate in order to allow the arrestee/inmate to shower if so desired.

chemical agent


Use of specialty impact weapons may occur after other options to control or apprehend a suspect have been exhausted and the suspect has resisted at a minimum with

active physical resistance


Officers deploying specialty weapons shall not intentionally target a subject’s head or neck,
unless the circumstances justify the use of ____ _____.

deadly force


Photographs will be taken by the crime scene detective or on-duty supervisor of all injuries
to persons struck by ____ ____ _____.

specialty impact munitions


_____ ____ ______ will inspect all persons struck by specialty impact munitions for injury.

Qualified medical personnel


If struck by specialty impact munition, those persons not transported by rescue will be transported to UF Health Jacksonville by who to be examined by emergency room personnel?

the reporting officer


Anytime a specialty impact weapons firearm is discharged the officer will do what for documenting?

checkback RTR
Complete an RTR or Witness RTR
Use original CCR
Send to permanent supervisor


Officers may utilize a CEW in the following ways: 3

CEW Displayed
CEW Laser Painted (red dot compliance)
CEW Deployed (Probe deployment or Drive/touch stun)


Officers will not arm themselves with a firearm and a CEW _____________.



Prior to an officer’s decision to deploy the CEW; the following conditions must be met: 4

1. The officer must have legal authority to take the person into custody or the person is already lawfully confined in a Department of Corrections facility; and
2. The person is, at a minimum, exhibiting active physical resistance; or
3. The subject is an immediate threat to the officer or others; or
4. The person is preparing or attempting to flee in order to resist/avoid being taken into or remaining in lawful custody.


CEW Target-the preferred target zone is on the
____ beginning just below the neck and extending all the way down the legs.



CEW Target-When targeting the front, aim for the _____ ______.

lower torso


The ____, ____, ______, and female’s _____ must not be intentionally targeted unless absolutely necessary and there is no other reasonable alternative

head, face, genitals, and breasts


CEW Distance-The CEW in probe deployment mode has a normal effective range of __ feet with a 21 foot cartridge and __ feet with a 25 foot cartridge, however optimal range is ____ feet from the tip of the CEW cartridge.



Officers will use a CEW the _____ number of application cycles and for the _____ duration
of time necessary to end the resistance and gain compliance from a person who meets the



Absent exigent circumstances, __________ CEW deployments on a single suspect/inmate/prisoner by multiple officers should be avoided.



Due to other non-deadly options available, and the minimal chance of striking a fast charging, small target with both CEW probes, the CEW will NOT be deployed against domestic animals except: 3

1. during preplanned tactical situations where a
confined animal (e.g., an aggressive dog in a fenced back yard, etc.) poses a danger to officers
2. A commanding officer or higher approves the tactic
3. and a method to secure the animal safely is used to limit the energy exposure the animal will endure


If CEW used on an animal, the same applies for documentation (RTR, use orig CCR, etc) except the officer must also do an ______ ______ ______.

Animal Investigation Report


The following factors, where apparent to involved
officers, require greater justification of CEW application:

1. Presence of flammable liquids/fumes or explosive environments
2. Elevated positions
3. Person operating moving vehicle or machinery
4. Person running (fleeing)
5. Pregnant female
6. Swimming pool or other body of water
7. Frail or infirm individual


Officers using a CEW on one of these individuals will foreseeably be placed under heightened scrutiny
and may be required to provide greater justification for the use of the CEW. These groups include:

1. Children
2. Restrained Subjects
3. Senior Citizens


Officers who respond to calls for service inside of a school building during regular school hours are authorized to deploy their CEW against a person known or reasonably believed to be a student only under circumstances in which an officer is justified to use ____ _____as outlined in this order. Does not apply at school extracurricular events (sports events, school dances. etc.) nor when the incident occurs on the school’s parking lot or other property surrounding the school.

deadly force


When a CEW is used in touch-stun mode, it will only
cause _______.



The CEW shall not be used in the Touch-Stun Mode: 7 things

1. Punitively
2. As a prod or escort device
3. To force a passive resistant inmate into the ProStraint chair
4. To rouse unconscious, impaired, or intoxicated individuals
5. In any unprofessional manner
6. To experiment on a person or allow a person to experience the CEW, even if the person requests it
7. For illegal purposes of coercion


After an officer has deployed the CEW, the following procedures will apply:

have supervisor respond
request JFRD